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The Mountain Shadows Guest House

Off Keerweder Road | Klein Drakenstein, Paarl 7620, South Africa
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service was great and Kathy is really friendly. The was excellent and well kept and tidy. More than I expected. Shadow Mountains is such a lovely farm and the surroundings are beautiful. I love the peace en tranquillity. I'm sorry I had such a short stay.

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Potchefstroom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only when we got there did they inform us that in actual fact there were no staff and breakfast and cleaning services were not available; the owner said that I had received an email stating this and informing me that there was a reduced rate this was not the case, why then did I receive an email quoting the full... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

2 nights of peace and perfection is a beautiful place with lovely people and their collection of dogs. My friends and I are here working hard on a project and the contrast is exactly what we hoped for. Peace, warmth and great hospitality. All was incredibly good and we will be back - next weekend is our hope.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

As a manager for a band, we booked with with Mountain Shadows for accommodation for a gig nearby on New Year's Eve. We had been on a lengthy tour around the country and as a result, I had a lot of tired musicians when we arrived. We were greeted by the friendliest family you could hope for, the rooms were... More 

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Johannesburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Our stay at the Mountain Shadows guest house was simply amazing. For people planning to visit PAARL this is the place, sweeping wineries, Olive orchards, sprawling lush green lawns & towering mountain ranges adding up to the perfect ambiance and solitude required. The rooms giving the look & feel of an old world charm yet completely comfortable. We also enjoyed... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Beautiful setting, but poor service and rather tired, tatty appearance not acceptable for price paid. There was no-one to greet us on arrival and no coffee or milk in our room. The air-conditioner was noisy and faulty, interior walls are cracked from damp, and a dog barked incessantly for almost an hour at night with no effort made to stop... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I have been to this farm more than once, and loved each time. Cradled in the mountains with great views, amazing people who take care of you while you there and awesome clean cozy rooms to stay in. Its very warm and personal and a definite yes for anyone who is thinking of staying there. In afrikaans sou ek se... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We bought a voucher online for this getaway. .... what a great place. Definitely going back to the peace and tranquility and going to try the boat. Thank u for awesome accommodation. We will definitely see you soon.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

So it was my 24th birthday on Sat the 11th and I decided to do something different . We decided to spend the weekend in Paarl , out of the city and into the farm lands . To start it off we did a little bit of wine tasting , lunch at Fairview and a night stay at Mountain shadows... More 

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Uden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Situated just out of Paarl, close to the motorway. Good spot to make a base for visiting the Cape Winelands, easy to get to Stellenbosch, Franschoek, Swartland, Paarl of course and more. Lovely Cape Dutch setting, very comfortable and friendly. Good breakfasts and rooms. Some could do with a bit of refurbishment but nevertheless very nice and comfortable. Beds a... More 

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